Architect III

Michael Baker International Michael Baker International Employer:
Alexandria, VA, USLocation:
Tue, Sep 15 '20Posted on:


Michael Baker International is a leading provider of architectural, engineering and consulting services, including design, planning, environmental, construction and program management. The company provides its comprehensive range of services and solutions to support U.S. federal, state, and municipal governments, foreign allied governments, and a wide range of commercial clients. Michael Baker’s more than 3,000 employees across nearly 100 locations are committed to a culture of innovation, collaboration and technological advancement to help solve challenges for clients and communities throughout the country. To learn more, visit


Michael Baker International seamlessly integrates all our service offerings – architecture, planning, landscape architecture, engineering and management – to solve client challenges from multiple vantage points, providing unsurpassed holistic, sustainable, and innovative solutions. From high-profile, high-image landmarks to low-cost, utilitarian solutions, our professionals know how to balance image and cost appropriately for each unique situation.  At Michael Baker International, we believe that the beauty of a project resides both in performance and aesthetics – “success” to us is measured by functionality, value, and exceeding clients’ expectations to “Make a Difference.”


As an Architect III, this individual researches, plans, designs and administers building projects for clients.  Other duties include, but are not limited to: 

  • Consults with client to determine functional and spatial requirements of new structure or renovation, and prepares information regarding design specifications, materials, color, equipment, estimated costs, and construction time.
  • Plans layout of project and integrates engineering elements into unified design for client review and approval.
  • Prepares scale drawings and contract documents for building contractors.
  • Represents client in obtaining bids and awarding construction contracts.
  • Administers construction contracts and conducts periodic on-site observation of work during construction to monitor compliance with plans.
  • Reviews operating and maintenance manuals and prepares studies and reports.
  • Prepares project designs and plans using CAD software and equipment.
  • Directs activities of other workers engaged in preparing drawings and specification documents.


  • Bachelor or Masters in Architecture.
  • 10+ years of experience in the design and documentation of architecture projects.
  • Registered Architect (RA) in VA, MD or DC.
  • 5+ years of BIM Management experience.
  • Possess the ability to work collaboratively with other interfacing multi-disciplinary team members (i.e. managers, electrical, mechanical and structural engineers, and architects).
  • Good knowledge of the applicable codes and standards.
  • Good detailing and building technology knowledge.
  • Expert AutoDesk, Revit modeling skills.
  • Experience with Navisworks.
  • Experience with COBie data integration.
  • Proficiency with the following computer applications:  AutoCAD, MS Project, MS Excel, MS Word.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Available for periodic travel (approx. 20 – 30%).


Michael Baker International is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Michael Baker International provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. Michael Baker International maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified and all will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. 

EEO is the Law. Applicants to and employees of Michael Baker International are protected under Federal law from discrimination.


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